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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
April 23, 2015
  • Nanophotonic Researchers

Left to right: Co-authors Steven Swasey, Beth Gwinn and Stacy Copp.
Photo Credit:
SONIA FERNANDEZ

 

April 20, 2015
  • The third largest mammal on Earth, hippos are distant relatives of whales.  Photo Credit: Jen Guyton

The third largest mammal on Earth, hippos are distant relatives of whales.  Photo Credit: Jen Guyton

April 15, 2015
  • Large Hadron Collider

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...
The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...
The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer.

April 8, 2015

Has our fear of spiders evolved since prehistoric times? And if so, are we now genetically programmed to be arachnophobes?

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • David Morrison Photo Credit:  Spencer Bruttig

David Morrison, a professor in both the departments of mathematics and physics and currently chair of the mathematics department, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His selection brings to 34 the number of UCSB faculty members who have been named fellows of the academy.

 

Four UC Santa Barbara Ph.D. students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this summer to meet and mingle with 70 Nobel Laureates on a picturesque island in Germany.

As ocean acidification and warming continue to increase due to climate change, how will California fisheries respond?

  • Professor Douglas McCauley

UC Santa Barbara’s Douglas McCauley has been selected to receive a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship.